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All the Things We Carry

A nurse looks at what nursing means. Some of the things we see are heartbreaking, and some is... Read More


Short Circuit: Supraventricular Tachycardia for the Novice PICU Nurse

This article is intended to provide a basic understanding of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) and... Read More

Mary Eliza Mahoney: America's First Black Woman to Complete Nursing Training

Learn about America's First Black Nurse to graduate from a nursing training program: Mary Eliza... Read More

Just a little advice after a year in the ICU.

Being an ICU nurse can be an exciting, scary, heart-wrenching, and thoroughly rewarding career.... Read More

Haywire! Some Uncommon Causes of Status Epilepticus in Children

Seizures are not unusual in the pediatric population. But there are some uncommon causes of... Read More

From One Nursing Student to the Next

Nursing school is no easy task, but there are a few ways to make it a little easier. For one, do... Read More

It's finally happening! I'm becoming a... NURSE!

When you enter nursing school, you're going to be told that you'll need to develop critical... Read More

Those Kind of Tears That Make Your Throat Burn

Sometimes, you're not just caring for your patient. You're caring for their loved one. The person... Read More

An Introvert's Guide To Nursing

A Blast from the Past. The nurse's station bustled with activity. The dreary-looking night shift... Read More

To Hell and Back: Demons of ICU Past

The following is a dramatization of a condition that is seen among ICU survivors. Any similarities... Read More

Thank you for being there when I couldn't be...

I have a new appreciation for nurses knowing that one is taking care of someone dear to me right now (if she has not already passed on) which is a... Read More

If you fail to plan; then Plan to Fail

Usually this forum has thread of either great joys of passing or great sorrow of failure. Id like to take a step back before both you and my own... Read More

My Backpack

First you become a student, then make it through school, pass your boards, and off you go. When all of a sudden, you stop and think, when did I... Read More

Why I love being a nurse.

In the daily grind of patient care when we are blamed for everything...we forget it's the simple things that mean the most. Never forget to take... Read More

Failure is An Option; A New Grad Story

Have you ever made a mistake so horrible you thought you just might not want to continue on the same path anymore? Well I have. This is a story about... Read More

Noro-virus Blues

There's a lot of dumb stuff nurses think and say. Especially when they get sick. It is oh so not funny at the time. However, looking back one... Read More

To my preceptor

As a brand new nurse, straight out of school and on a busy Med/Surg floor, I found out very quickly that the 'NCLEX world' and the 'real world' are... Read More

Time management tips for new critical care nurses

Transitioning into critical care is tough. Whether you're coming from the floor, are a new grad, or even from intermediate care, it can be quite... Read More

My NCLEX Story: Hurst, NCSBN, and LaCharity

My NCLEX journey began for me a few days after completing my ADN program, March 10, 2014. I set my original test date for May 3, 2014, and after some... Read More

How To Be A Great ICU Colleague

Every new grad who starts in ICU wants to be a great ICU nurse. While its next to impossible to become a competent nurse in less than a couple of... Read More

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